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Aliko Dangote, president of the Dangote Group and chief sponsor of the Dangote Foundation, says he wants to be like Bill Gates and try to give a chunk of his wealth to charity in the next few years.

Aliko Dangote remains Africa’s wealthiest person, Mike Adenuga, Abdulsamad Rabiu among top 20

For the ninth year in a row, Aliko Dangote of Nigeria has been declared as the wealthiest person in Africa, with an estimated net worth of $10.1 billion.
The Executive Vice President of China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC), Mr. Lu Yan Ji, said the company has invested over $16 billion in Nigeria’s oil industry and described the country’s one of its largest investment destinations.

China pumps $16 billion in Nigeria’s oil industry

The Executive Vice President of China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC), Mr. Lu Yan Ji, said the company has invested over $16 billion in Nigeria’s oil industry and described the country’s one of its largest investment destinations.
Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC)

Total, NNPC complete, hand over N900 million projects to eight northern states

Total Upstream Nigeria Limited, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC and its partners, yesterday, handed over 10 projects in health, education and information technology, valued at N900 million to eight states in the northern region of the country.

Brazil’s ex-president Michel Temer arrested in connection with graft scandal

Former Brazilian President Michel Temer was arrested on Thursday in connection with a large-scale corruption investigation, local media reported.

Mike Adenuga closes gap with Aliko Dangote in Forbes billionaires ranking

Globacom Chairman Mike Adenuga Jnr, with interests in oil exploration and real estate has moved up, ranking next to Aliko Dangote as Africa’s second richest man.

Stakeholders seek mandatory use of life jackets on waterways

French oil giant Total has called for enforcement of the use of life jackets by people, who make use of Nigeria’s waterways.
2 The $3.3 billion floating production storage offloading (FPSO) vessel for the Egina deepwater oilfield departed for the oilfield in the early hours of Sunday.

In Pictures: Egina FPSO sails to OML 130

The $3.3 billion floating production storage offloading (FPSO) vessel for the Egina deepwater oilfield departed for the oilfield in the early hours of Sunday.
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Lagos free zone operator denies ‘high charges’ imposed on investors

The management of Lagos Deep Offshore Logistics (LADOL) has denied claims that its hostile policies at the Lagos Free Zone were frustrating investors doing business in the area.

Court discharge Brazil’s leader Lula da Silva in alleged corruption trial

Brazil’s former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva was absolved Thursday in one of the six pending legal cases he is facing, all unrelated to the corruption charges that have sent him to prison.
Eike Batista (EFE)

Ex-billionaire bags 30-year jail for corruption, money laundering

Eike Batista, once the richest man in Brazil, was on Tuesday sentenced to 30 years in prison for corruption and money laundering over the massive corruption scandal at state oil giant, Petrobras.

Ex-Brazilian leader Lula da Silva to contest elections from jail

Brazil’s former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva says he is “very much a candidate” in the elections coming up in October, despite having been in jail for a month, the newspaper Folha de Sao Paulo reported Monday.

New graft charges filed against Brazil’s Lula da Silva

Brazilian prosecutors have filed new graft charges against imprisoned Workers' Party founder and ex-president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, as well as the party's current chief.

Jailed Lula da Silva still the favorite in Brazil

Former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, who has been in jail since last week, is still leading presidential election choices ahead of the vote in October, according to a new poll.

Arrest warrant issued for Brazil ex-President Lula da Silva

A Brazilian judge has issued an arrest warrant for Luiz Inacio 'Lula' da Silva, giving the once wildly popular ex-president until 5pm local time (20:00 GMT) on Friday to turn himself in.

Brazil Supreme Court delays decision on Lula imprisonment

Brazil's top court on Thursday delayed until April 4 a decision on whether ex-president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva should go to jail if he loses an appeal next week.

Brazil’s ex-president barred from travelling, passport seized

Brazilian court has ordered former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva to hand over his passport and not to leave the country.

Brazil’s Lula loses appeal against corruption conviction

A Brazilian appeals court Wednesday upheld ex-president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva's conviction for corruption, dealing a body blow to his hopes of running for re-election this year.

N5.76trn Total Upstream Nigeria Egina FPSO berths in Nigeria

The Total Upstream Nigeria Limited (TUPNI) $16 billion (N5.76 trillion) Egina Floating Production Storage and Offloading unit (FPSO) project on Wednesday arrived Nigerian shores from South Korea.

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Edo guber: PDP chides Pastor Ize-Iyamu for adopting Comrade Oshiomhole’s style

The Peoples Democratic Party National Campaign Council, PDPNCC, for Edo governorship election yesterday mocked says the All Progressives Congress, APC, candidate, Osagie Ize-Iyamu, for saying that he would follow the footprint of the former APC national chairman, Adams Oshiomhole, if voted into power.
Nigeria’s Victor Osimhen says he’s delighted to be joining Napoli and can’t wait to make his first appearance for the Club.

Manu Garba: Victor Osimhen will be big hit for Napoli in Serie A

“Having worked with Osimhen in the national Under-20 team that failed to qualify for the World Cup in 2017, I know he has the quality and ability to succeed in any league in the world. I have always known he will go places, so I am not surprised Napoli spent so much to get his signature,” Garba said.

Nigerian Breweries earns N152 billion revenue in six months

Nigerian Breweries Plc says it earned a revenue of N152 billion for the half-year (H1) ended June 30, 2020.
Leon Balogun made his debut while Joe Aribo was in action as Glasgow Rangers secured a 1-0 win over Aberdeen in their first game of the 2020-21 season.

Leon Balogun hails Rangers duo after impressive win vs Aberdeen

Rangers’ new defender savoured his opening Scottish Premiership experience with an impressive performance in his side’s 1-0 win at Aberdeen, courtesy of Ryan Kent’s first-half strike.
Delta Governor, Senator (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa (2nd right), Commissioner for Culture and Tourism, Lawrence Ejiofor (right), Commissioner for Housing, Chief Festus Ochonogor (1st left), and Arc. Kester Ifeadi, project consultant, (2nd left), during the Governor’s inspection of the Leisure Park and Film village under construction in Asaba Monday

Governor Okowa: We‘ll boost Delta economy through projects

Delta State Governor Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, on Monday, assured that the state government would continue to give priority attention to projects that would boost the economy and enhance the living condition of the people.